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Sweet dreams are made of this: York tourist attraction to illustrate our love affair with chocolate

An advert for Smarties with bold colours on a black background. Having the confidence to use a black scrapbook page really does give a blank canvas for bright, daring colours. www.thememorycompany.co.uk for personalised scrapbooks

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Spangles - A new (old) low. The advertising message here insinuates that the previous generation of candy contained dirt. Huh?

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Camp Coffee...my Gran used to buy it, and it would last for ages because it was strong, and coffee wasn't that popular then, well chicory more than coffee, horrid stuff!!

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from the Guardian

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.

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from Mail Online

Axed: TV ads that taught generations of children to cross the road safely

Sad these have been axed due to budgets Tufty the Squirrel became so popular that a nationwide Tufty Club was formed, which at its height had a staggering two million members

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